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SMD 430. Sports Medicine 2. 3 Credits.

This course introduces common orthopedic injuries to the upper extremity, head, neck, spine, thorax and pelvis. Students will learn anatomy, biomechanics, injury signs and symptoms which will allow for the recognition and identification of orthopedic and neurological injuries. The course will also introduce the theoretical and evidence based approach to the rehabilitation of upper extremity, head, neck, spine, thorax and pelvis. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the physiological impact of injury on tissues, recognition of the signs, symptoms, indications, contraindications for the evaluation and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries in the physically active. This course is not intended to meet educational competencies required for athletic training.
Pre / Co requisites: SMD 430 requires prerequisite of SMD 420. Majors only.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

Department of Sports Medicine

http://catalog.wcupa.edu/undergraduate/health-sciences/sports-medicine/

...athletic training. Pre / Co requisites: SMD 430 requires prerequisite of SMD 420 . Majors only. Distance...